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Financial Controller

MM Search
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Apr 28, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
We require a Financial Controller to join our busy team. This role will provide support to the Finance Director and will ensure financial controls and management systems are operating effectively across the Group.

Key Responsibilities

• Manage accounting records including accounts receivable, accounts payable and general ledger

• Prepare monthly consolidated financial statements in line with reporting deadlines

• Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting

• Coordinate the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances

• Analyse financial data and monitor expenditure

• Evaluate and manage risk

• Ensure compliance with regulations

• Look to continually drive efficiencies and improvements in reporting procedures, accuracy and controls

• Cashflow / bank management

• Ensuring that debt is managed

• Research technical accounting issues for compliance

• Oversight of the audit process and work closely with the finance director managing external stakeholder relationships

• Additional controller duties as necessary

Reporting to

• Line Manager

About you

Successful candidates must be able to work within a busy office environment and build effective relationships at all levels across the firm. You will be educated to degree level or equivalent and hold appropriate qualifications in Accountancy.

Ideally, the successful applicant will be transitioning as a newly qualified accountant from audit/practice (CA), into their first role in industry, or be a recently qualified ACCA/CIMA accountant who is already working in industry. The role requires the individual to have significant experience analysing financial information as well as having the ability to work in partnership with the leadership team.

Essential Skills/Experience

• Excellent IT skills including being proficient in the use of spreadsheets

• A good working knowledge of internal management reporting and KPIs

• Appropriate experience of financial control and management accounting

• Project management skills

Desirable Skills/Experience

• Experience of working within a professional environment and a good working knowledge of LLPs

Personal Qualities

• Proven organisational skills

• Takes ownership of the task

• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

• Enthusiastic, results driven, co-operative

• Positive and confident approach to work

• Client focussed

• Quality approach to work (first time, on time, every time)

• Can work effectively in a team environment or on own initiative


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